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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Career Focus

I am a highly motivated, outgoing, and energetic funraising professional who looks for and enjoys new challenges. I am a team player, self-motivator and self-starter, and have experience working with a wide variety of people and backgrounds.

Core Qualifications
  • Altru
  • Donor Direct/PIDI
  • Peoplesmart
  • Wealth Engine
  • iWave Pro
  • Microsoft Suite
  • Mac
Education and Training
BA: Classical Humanities, Expected in May 17, 2014
Miami University - Oxford, Ohio
Classical Humanities
Work Experience
Development Associate, 05/2015 to Present
Francisan Health Tinley Park, ,
  • Supports Hillel's international fundraising initiatives and help ensure that Hillel reaches its ambitious system-wide fundraising goals.
  • Daily tasks include but are not limited to: Support a team of major gift officers on donor cultivation, stewardship and special events including fundraising dinners and parlor meetings in various locations around the country Support campus Hillels and local donors to ensure pass-through donations are properly recorded and distributed Manage donor engagement through Hillel's Renaissance Campaign, including soliciting funds from lapsed donors, thank you calls for recent donations, and helping to produce solicitation mailings Lead and implement all operations and logistics for annual Renaissance Gala, which raises +$1.5 M.
  • Handles all gift coding and donation processing in Donor Direct PIDI database.
  • Prepare, review and proof donor correspondence and documents, including bills and acknowledgement letters Manage donor tribute card process for online and direct mail gifts Maintain information on donor interactions, giving and correspondence Respond to donor inquiries by phone and through, providing general support, taking donations, etc.
Development Assistant, 09/2014 to 04/2015
Caclv Nazareth, PA,
  • Responsible for all development procedures surrounding memberships, gift processing and fundraising events as well as maintaining the organizational infrastructure for membership and donor support.
  • This role required attention to detail, organization, computer skills, enthusiasm, ability to work unsupervised as well as a professional demeanor.
  • Able to assist in putting on the first garden 5k which included securing partnerships, processing registration, planning race day activities, as well as race day coordination.
  • Other duties included: Processing donations and memberships through Altru while maintaining accurate records Creating batch reports for the development and accounting departments Production of membership materials and mailings Creating and processing acknowledgement letters Member and Donor correspondence Grant Writing Managing Discount Partners Any other duties assigned.
Education Instructor, 09/2014 to 11/2014
Pae Government Services Inc Santa Ana, CA,
  • Responsible for conducting the direct implementation of innovative programs that result in engaging, active experiences for youth, school, teacher, family, and general Garden audiences and to facilitate a variety of hands-on activities to engage and inform students.
  • Fulfilling the goals of the Garden's education programming through direct instruction/implementation of Garden-wide program and content areas, including school programs, Garden events, camps, teacher/professional development programs, exhibits, demonstrations, etc.
  • Demonstrates the highest standards of competency in teaching with regards to their knowledge and handling of the subject matter/content, the groups of students/teachers/parent chaperones, and their adeptness in using the Garden as a tool for learning and engendering interest and excitement in plants, gardening, nature, and the environment Evaluation based on content knowledge, teaching style, class/group management, student/participant/guest engagement, timeliness, appearance Assist with program administration and coordination including: program set-up/take down, creating program plans/curricula/instructor guides, procuring or assembling supplies, creating class rotation schedules for field trip programs, responding to teacher/guest questions about programs, and any other support activities.
Education Intern, 05/2014 to 09/2014
National Audubon Society Huntington, VT,
  • Helped to create and implement summer curriculum for History ACTIVE Youth Intensive for High School students focusing on the African Diaspora and how it relates to American history for 15 students, including planning and facilitating a weeklong trip for students and staff.
  • Trained to facilitated education outreach programs as well as museum tours.
  • Responsible for reviewing and creating and materials/content for upcoming exhibits.
  • Exhibit instillation.

Attention to detail, gift coding, direct mail, special events, fundraising, grant writing, donor customer service, organization, development logistics

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  • Miami University
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  • Development Associate
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